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making news in america this morning, the candidates get set to enter the final weekend before election day. both hillary clinton and donald trump hitting three battleground states today alone. their surrogates trying to secure every last vote. we've got analysis and a live report straight ahead. also, darkness in vegas as one of sin city's most popular casinos suffer a complete power outage. slot machine, rooms, elevators, august dark. guests evacuated and the plans some made to wait it out. caught on camera, an suv rolling over on a busy street. one woman's natural reaction running to the rescue. and it's party time in the windy city. chicago today toasting the new world series champions. estimates for a downtown rally in the millions.
the team's big win. good friday morning to you. we begin with the last ditch effort to win over those all important battleground states as we enter the final weekend before election day. >> and this image, donald trump and hillary clinton cross paths in north carolina. their campaign planes nose to nose at the airport there in raleigh. back to north carolina this afternoon for his fourth consecutive day of campaigning for clinton. in miami yesterday he urged young voters not to take anything for granted. >> so we've got to work our hearts out this week. we got to work like our future depends on it because it actually depends on it. >> the president just one of many surrogates making a final pitch. we turn now to abc's lana zak for the latest.
we are almost there. so here are the numbers according to the latest abc news daily tracking poll. it shows the very slightest of advantages to hillary clinton. it appears that after the fbi director's announcement last friday, her numbers in these final days are on the rise. across the country surrogates for hillary clinton and donald trump are delivering closing arguments and adding some star power to the campaign trail. ? because i'm happy ? >> this election is just too important. i couldn't sit on the sidelines and just be pharrell appeared with clinton thursday night and today jay z joins clinton in cleveland, ohio. in the final crisscrossing of the nation, the two candidates laying out very different messages. >> you know, when i look at these great admirals and these great generals and these great medal of honor recipients behind me, to think of her being their
possibility of returning and normalizing discrimination. take it seriously, my friends, because it truly is -- it truly is at stake in this election. >> reporter: with the finish line in sight, melania trump took to the podium in her first solo campaign stop. >> he certainly knows how to shake things up, doesn't he? >> repr: pennsylvania. >> we must treat each other with respect and kindness even when we disagree. >> reporter: and in arizona, another campaign first. [ speaking spanish ] tim kaine, the democratic vp nominee delivered a speech entirely in spanish. and even as clinton's numbers are starting to rise in the national polls, donald trump is making inroads in several battleground states, so anything
of the plane in north carolina, the same thing could happen today. both are in pennsylvania, but i think a lot of people are going to be interested in seeing what happens in cleveland tonight with even some rumors about some extra surprise star power there. kendis, linzie. >> yeah, i believe a certain mrs. carter, as she's known, a talented young lady. >> is she really known as mrs. carter? >> she is. lana zak, thank you. >> nice. in the meantime we want to get from donald trump's son. days after he was endorsed by the ku klux klan, during a radio interview eric trump agreed with a statement made by the host saying former kkk leader david duke deserves a bullet. he called duke disgusting and said attempts to link his father to duke are meant to distract from his dad's movement. and huma abedin, hillary clinton's longtime aide, has resurfaced for the first time since the e-mail controversy reignited. abedin attended a fund-raiser
she had been off the campaign trail since the fbi announced they were sifting through her e-mails. they were found during a sexting investigation of her estranged husband anthony weiner. as the campaigns look to stir up enthusiasm, their top supporters continue to hit as many strategic states as possible. for more insight on the surrogates and the polls, here's abc news political director rick klein. rick. >> kendis and linzie, the national polls showing hillary clinton with a slight but significant edge over donald trump right now. but the flip side of that is the battleground states when you're seeing the math actually expand slightly in favor of donald trump. trump, as he makes his foray into blue state territory, actually has a few more paths than he did a few days ago to the magic number of 270 electoral votes. this is also a big period of time for the surrogates. people vouching for the campaign on the democratic side, crisscrossing the country including, of course, both obamas spending significant
but, of course, the big event, melania trump. no one has heard much from her throughout this campaign all the way back to the convention, the last time she gave a major speech, and she is talking about her husband, also about her vision for cyberbullying. the speech though that could have the biggest impact belongs to tim kaine, the vice presidential nominee on the democratic side, gave an address entirely in spanish. never before happened among the four major candidates, president and vice presidential candidates in any electcy remembered for a long time with big hopes for the democrats with latino turnout. linzie and kendis. >> our thanks to rick klein. as we mentioned donald trump and hillary clinton will be busy today. three stops today. >> clinton will be in pittsburgh and detroit. she'll then head to cleveland for a get out the vote concert with jay z while kaine holds an event in florida. >> and trump rallies in ohio, new hampshire and pennsylvania and mike pence in michigan, north carolina and florida. a reminder for tuesday night, we'll be here for full election coverage starting at 7:00.
all night and into the early morning hours. a person of interest has spoken with police in mississippi about the torching of a black church. arson destroyed hopewell missionary baptist church in greenville tuesday night. the words "vote trump" were spray painted on the building. authorities say a man spoke with them on wednesday and on thursday. detectives say he came in voluntarily. more than $200,000 has been raised to repair the church. in afghanistan dozens of civilians were killed during a joint u.s./afghan raid targeting the taliban. now officials are trying to figure out exactly what went wrong here. some of those civilian casualties may have been caused by air strikes backing up afghan and u.s. troops under fire. now, the targets of the raid, two senior taliban commanders, were killed along with 63 other insurgents. two u.s. soldiers were killed in separate incidents. the battle for the city of mosul is intensifying. iraqi troops have begun their assault into more urban areas to
city could take several months. earlier this week iraqi forces entered the city limits for the very first time in more than two years. there is a speed bump in great britain's brexit plans. britain's high court says the government needs a vote from parliament to begin exit negotiations under the european union. britain's government has asked for that ruling to be overturned. the british supreme court will hear the case next month. prime minister theresa may has vowed that brexit talks will about your investments, it's probably best to just ignore them at least for now. the dow starts the trading day down 29 points. the nasdaq is off 47 and the s&p 500 starting 9 points lower than the previous day. now, here's the big deal about all of this. thursday marked eight down days in a row for stocks, and if the s&p closes lower today, it'll be its first nine-session losing streak since 1980. forget about doing business
the windy city is celebrating the chicago cubs world series championship. schools are closed, streets blocked off. the victory parade starts at wrigley field and makes its way downtown at noon. we're going to have more about the world series champs and their fans later on in the hour. >> yes, we will. but coming up, a consumer alert. the new phone scam targeting seniors. plus, the massive outage in las vegas, one of the biggest hotels on the strip without power. some people trapped, thousands evacuated. and the new video just in. heavily armed robbers with sledgehammers tear through a jewelry store.
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through traffic, and then we see victoria hogan. you can see her right there on surveillance video running to the suv. she comforted the elderly driver and then pulled her out. she's being called a hero this morning. that driver is expected to be okay. one of the biggest hotels on the las vegas strip is still shut after a major power outage. thousands of people have been forced out of the paris las vegas. investigators say a contractor accidentally cut the hotel's main power line thursday morning trapping a dozen people in elevators and forcing a room-to-room search to get everyone out. the situation left more than a few guests frustrated. >> i'm not going up to the 25th floor. that, i will not do. that's no way i'm going up in an elevator in that hotel. >> what's your backup plan at this point? >> go drinking and find a corner. >> go drink. the fire department says the
the 3,000-room resort is set to re-open this morning. a terrifying smash and grab captured on surveillance cameras in miami. the robbers used sledgehammers to flash display cases and remove jewelry. one of them fired his weapon at a display case. they were captured on camera running from the scene and getting away in a white minivan. it's not known at this point the amount of cash and jewelry that was taken. police are searching for those suspects. a new phone scam involves government agencies and gift cards. the caller claims to represent the irs, fbi or someone else and unless a fine is paid. the victim is then told to make a payment using gift cards often for the apple itunes store. government agencies never seek payment using gift cards. when we come back, season over. an ivy league school takes swift action against one of its teams canceling the season. but first the frightening story of a missing woman found alive in deplorable conditions.
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checking your morning road conditions, there could be more dust storms in the phoenix area but wet roads northeast of the city and elsewhere in the southwest. everywhere else should be fine. a bond hearing is set this morning for a south carolina man after deputies found a woman chained inside a storage container on his rural property. >> also this morning the search abc's linsey davis has more. >> reporter: investigators are poring over this rural south carolina area for evidence of a possible serial killer's playground. todd christopher kohlhepp, a registered sex offender, is now behind bars after authorities say they found kala brown held captive on this 100-acre property. >> i can tell you that one of the charges is going to be kidnapping and it could be murder. >> reporter: acting on a tip
storage container in this wooded area surrounded by a chain link fence on thursday. police found their car at the crime scene but no sign of carver, who was last seen on surveillance video leaving work the day they both disappeared. police say brown told them there could be multiple bodies on kohlhepp's property. linsey davis, abc news in south carolina. parents may want to shake the salt from their kids' diets. a new 90% were eating more than recommended under federal guidelines. all that salt puts them at risk for heart disease and other health problems later on in life. high levels of salt are being consumed the most during dinner in pizza, mexican dishes, sandwiches, breads and soups. . an emotional revelation in boston. doctors say a lead plaintiff in the nfl's concussion case also had cte. former running back kevin turner died at the age of
age. the head of turner's foundation held back tears as she spoke about what the news means for other players. >> kevin used to always say it's not enough to make a difference, you need to be the difference and i think today kevin made a difference. >> well, doctors call turner's case the best circumstantial evidence that cte can cause lou gehring's disease. harvard can centraled its men soccer season a discovering players made sexual scouting reports about the women's team. the ivy league university team first learned of the so-called rating system in 2012 and thought it was isolated to that season. harvard's president says the school is looking into whether the behavior is taking place on other teams. let's talk about the pros right now. the nfl's week nine gets -- or
good morning, america. welcome in to "sportscenter." i'm lisa kerney. he is kevin connors. and we had quite the rematch out west, kev. >> you know, it was a game between two really good teams, but forget all that. what everyone wanted to talk about is russell westbrook going up against his former teammate kevin durant wearing a photographer's vest for the game. durant is a photography buff, so throwing shade at him in the pregame. durant blocking westbrook. later in the second quarter it was a harbinger of things to this game. durant had 29 points in the first half but westbrook exacting a little revenge blocking one right back on this. the two did not speak before the opening tip. they didn't talk before the game. they didn't talk after the game. in fact, really the only talking that was done by kevin durant was a little barking at his former teammates on the bench, not russell westbrook. just over a minute to go in the first half, durant in
planet that can do that. westbrook had 20 but the warriors won it, 122-96. >> that's not the end of that. we'll see. up next though, our post-world series "pulse." the beer they waited decades to open. some champagne might have been better. >> yeah. and the world series mvp proving he is a good neighbor. we'll be right back. westbrook had 20 but the >> the world series mvp proving remember 2007? smartphones? o m g
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time to pop open that 1984 brew, but if you watch him, he doesn't actually drink it. >> let's see what it looks like. oh, my dear god, it looks like a beer. >> does it smell bad? >> with no fizz. >> it smells like hell. >> and there it is. >> and there it is. >> whoo. >> yeah. >> that's one reason why he didn't actually drink it. >> skunk, right? >> smelled like hell after so many years. cubs fans have suffered enough without drinking a 32-year-old beer. i'd say. >> i think so. one of the cubs' leaders spent his day after the win just hanging in his hood. ben zobrist got a key hit late in game seven and was named world series mvp. so, how did he celebrate? well, there's zobrist out in front of his home in chicago. nice house, holding a meet and greet with neighbors and fans and he signed autographs. yeah, spent individual time with everyone thanking them for their support. and meet the cubs fan who
the cubs won the world series. hazel nielsen of new hampshire is a lifelong cubs fan and it's been a long life. she's 108 years old. she was born two months before the last title and grew up just steps away from wrigley field. >> she watched the entire game tuesday night. now she wants to go and see the cubs do it again. she said she fancied being in the locker room sprayed by some champagne. >> hopefully it doesn't take another 108 years. >> i like her style. ?. ? ? ? ?
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checking our top stories, hillary clinton and donald trump are making a final push for votes. they're both campaigning in pennsylvania and ohio today. clinton's also going to michigan while trump heads to new hampshire. power has been partially restored to the paris las vegas hotel. a massive power outage shut down the hotel and casino and forced thousands from their hotel rooms. the outage was about a fourth of california is no longer in a drought thanks to a rainy october in the northern part of the state. much of southern california is still suffering. that said, watch out for huge waves this morning along the west coast. strong storms are possible in the southwest. but not much chance of rain in the rest of the country. and finally, a monumental occasion, our last "friday funnies" before election day.
presidential campaign has dominated this friday segment for a very long time. >> but given what else happened this week, and that's not the case this morning, here's our cubbies-inspired "friday funnies." >> congratulations to the chicago cubs, who won their first world series in 108 years. oh, my gosh. when asked how it was to witness history, cubs fans said, i don't remember. >> people haven't gone this nuts in that city since it was crazy. >> you are back in new york where you can put the sign down, man. >> huh-uh. huh-uh. you sound just like united airlines. captain going to tell me i need to sit down and put the sign away. not tonight. fly the plane, sully. >> last night was a storybook extra innings world series classic. a leadoff home run, big leads swept away in seconds. rolling out tarps in the bottom of the ninth. five hours of grown men chewing
gallons of saliva, joe maddon had to go out to the mound in water wings. >> if there were any cubs fans still alive from the last time they won those guys definitely died in eighth inning. >> the cubs had to swap out their closer, aroldis chapman, for this guy who appears to be chapman's 11-year-old nephew who has to pitch in the world series for his birthday, but it's, in fact, carl edw j congratulations, carl. >> a lot of the credit for this win goes to the president of the cubs, theo epstein. this is the guy who also put together the red sox team that broke their curse and won the world series and for a man so good at busting curses you would think he would know not to bust a curse out on live tv. >> people are texting me congrats. i'm like, [ bleep ] you. >> no, way. >> theo epstein said he's going on a month-long bender to celebrate then hillary said if
erin: now on daybreak, possible strike. the number of students who could be affected if local bus drivers walk off the job later this month. >> we are in the final stretch and yet there are still some campaign first. i will tell you ab brisk, bringing in cooler air. what that means for the weekend with futurecast ahead. sean: mother arrested. the important information police say a woman failed to tell them about her young children when they caught her shoplifting. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning, new